The first month of a new cryptocurrency is always the most exciting; prices spike, blocks are mined, money is made. The cryptocurrency that made the headlines last month was Zcash – a coin that promised the anonymous transactions Bitcoin could not deliver.
Take a moment to imagine the perfect currency – what traits would it have? Fungibility, for sure; portability, perhaps? It would need to be durable, divisible, decentralized. Immune to forgery and counterfeit with a predictable supply. Governments would have no sovereignty over it, and most importantly, it would be adaptable. The perfect currency still doesn’t exist, of course – but Bitcoin is not far off.
We are excited to announce a new blog series in which we will be highlighting the most promising Altcoins (alternative crypto-coins) of the crypto world. Bitcoin still is one of the most popular and widely used cryptocurrencies available, but other protocols with their own special feature-sets are quickly catching up. Welcome to the first issue with Dash!
Since our last blog post about Ethereum a lot has changed. Every person who participates in the cryptoworld is used to a certain level of craziness. However, the ongoing events in the Ethereum world blew us beyond “normal” craziness. You might already have heard about decentralized organization (“the DAO”), hardfork, the dark DAO and white hackers. If you haven’t, don’t worry and buckle up…
The Keynote2016 Conference brought a lot of bright minds together to teach, discuss and learn about the emerging Blockchain technologies. There was a wide array of topics, such as The Blockchain, Bitcoin & other Cryptocurrencies, Industry Investments, Regulations, Startups, the Internet of Things, Growth hacking, and more covered.